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Welcome to the Canadian Forces Equipment Support Page.  Some of the topics presented on this server include such items as equipment specification, connector pinout detail and installation & configuration information.  Although this server and it's pages are not an official DND service, information provided here is as accurate and concise as possible and reflects the best interests for the Canadian Forces and its members.  The information forthwith is provided for the purpose of reference and as a training aid.

Radio Equipment

Richard Lacroix's Military Radio Specification Page

Harris HF/VHF tactical manpack. Updated Item (November 21, 1999)

AN/PRC-521 Tactical VHF Radio.
Includes parts and modified installation information.

Harris HF Quick Reaction Terminal (QRT) Updated Item! (December 11, 1999)

Inmarsat Terminal
Saturn B New Item (September 05, 1999)

Radio Accessories

Richard Lacroix's Military Radio Accessories Page

Radio Modems

Harris RF-3466A Universal HF Modem New Item (April 28, 1999)

Harris RF-5710 HF Modem Updated Item (April 28, 1999)
NOTICE: An error in the pinout configuration of the interface cable was previously published (prior to February 11, 1999).  Please update your documents and installations to reflect the following changes.  J-4 pin 9 should be changed to J-4, pin 28.

Harris HF Data Modem Interoperability Matrix New Item (February 21, 1999)

Automatic Link Establishment (ALE) New Item (March 07, 1999)

Radio Countermeasures

Richard Lacroix's Sounds of Tactical Radio Jammers


Magellan GPS NAV 1000M New Item! (March 05, 1999)
Rockwell PLGR+96 New Item! (January 24, 1999)
Trimble Scout M+ New Item! (August 10, 1999)
Trimble Trimpack

GPS Y2K and EOW rollover issues Updated Item! (August 22, 1999)

Warning: The Magellan NAV 1000M FAILED the EOW rollover.
Please read the above documentation for details.

Flash Traffic: New Item! (May 01, 2000)
As of midnight 01-MAY-2000, the United States has stopped the intentional degradation of the GPS signals known as Selective Availability (SA). This means that civilian GPS units and military GPS units without (P) or (Y) codes are now able to pinpoint locations up to 10 times more accurately than previously before.

Other Links

Richard Lacroix's Military Communication Home Page

MACS Trenton (aka Trenton Military) visual tour.

Tim Groulx's Regimental & Branch Marches (CFAO 32-3) Home Page

Canadian Forces Units on the Web New Item! (February 08, 2001)
A collection of links to various Canadian Forces Units on the World Wide Web.

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